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Webster Bible Translation
Paul and Apollos God's Fellow Workers
1And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ.
2I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.
3For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?
4For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
5Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
6I have planted, Apollos watered: but God hath given the increase.
7So then, neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth: but God that giveth the increase.
8Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward, according to his own labor.
9For we are laborers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.
Christ the Only Foundation
(Isaiah 28:14-22; 1 Peter 2:4-12)
10According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master-builder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth upon it. But let every man take heed how he buildeth upon it.
11For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
12Now if any man buildeth upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
13Every man's work will be made manifest: for the day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will try every man's work, of what sort it is.
14If any man's work abideth which he hath built upon it, he shall receive a reward.
15If any man's work shall be burned, he will suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
You are God's Temple
(Romans 12:1-8; 1 Corinthians 6:18-20)
16Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
17If any man defileth the temple of God, him will God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
18Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
Worldly Wisdom is Foolishness to God
19For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
20And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
21Therefore let no man glory in men: for all things are yours:
22Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;
23And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.